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[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 23 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson of the Society prepared a sampling from eight of the Society first 22 programs to represent the variety of topics and types of programs offered during the first two years of the Society's "Historically Speaking" series. This program is a celebration of the Second Anniversary of "Historically Speaking".
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Sampling of Historically Speaking; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 29
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 4 - Rutland Historical Society
Pat McCormack, Program Chairperson, and Jim Davidson discuss the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Society. The program includes a brief biography of Julia Dorr and a reading of two of her poems with illustrations by Zulma DeLacy Steele, Julia's daughter. Hosted by Tom Carpenter.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Dorr & Steele; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 50
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 99 - Rutland Historical Society
Chuck Piotrowski is the guest presenter of a program on the history of electricity in Rutland called "Electric Rutland". The program includes some of the technical progress in generating and distributing electricity, the issue of mergers and advertising and creating a public awareness of electricity.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Electric Vermont; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 73
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 10 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts this program that features Dorothy Whitford, Society Research Committee Chairperson, in an interesting conversation about how Dorothy got involved in genealogical research. Dot tells a number of research stories both humorous and intriguing.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Genealogical Research; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 81
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 31 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts a program about Rutland's early aviation history with Robert Laird, author of Wings Over Vermont, as his guest. The program discusses some of Rutland's early aviators and airfields and the risks of early airflight. Bob shares some of his youthful memories of association with some of these early flyers.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Early Aviation History; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 237
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 24 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter hosts this program in which Jim Davidson offers a brief history of the big bands that are to provide the music for this summer's big band dance program offered by the Society in cooperation with the Rutland Recreation Department. The program includes pictures of the bands and their leaders as well as short samples of their music. This summer the music of these 18 bands will be available for dancing and listening on Saturday nights at the Godnick Center.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Big Band Music; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 230
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 61 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter hosts a program that discusses the new web site of the Rutland Historical Society. Committee members Jim Davidson and Patty Pickett join Tom, who is also a committee member, in a fast paced overview of the numerous sections of the site which is now available to the public. The site can be reached at: http//www.rutlandhistory.com.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Society Web Site; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 27
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 53 - Rutland Historical Society
Michael F. Dwyer interviews Cynthia Bittinger, Executive Director of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation. Although the political background of Calvin Coolidge was in Massachusetts, the values developed in his youth in Plymouth, Vermont, always influenced his life. The interview highlights some of the myths of Coolidge's life. He was not so silent as his speeches attest. He also had a good sense of humor...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Calvin & Grace Coolidge; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 30
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 20 - Rutland Historical Society
Dorothy Whitford, Chairperson of the Society's Ad Hoc Glass Plate Committee, is the guest on a program about glass plate negatives. The program briefly discusses the proper care of glass plates and then highlights a number of samples from a collection of glass plates recently acquired by the Society. The samples include both Rutland and Rutland County items. Many are identified by Dorothy but there are some for which we do not know the location or subject...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Glass Plate Negatives; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 273
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 99 - Rutland Historical Society
Chuck Piotrowski is the guest presenter of a program on the history of electricity in Rutland called "Electric Rutland". The program includes some of the technical progress in generating and distributing electricity, the issue of mergers and advertising and creating a public awareness of electricity.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Electric Rutland; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 24
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 8 - Rutland Historical Society
This program features videotape excerpts from a program on Revolutionary War musicians that was presented at the Rutland Historical Society by George Behnke and two young reenactors. The program explains the uniforms and equipment worn and the use of music for signalling troop actions. A number of musical selections by fifes and drum are presented. On location camera work was by Tom Donahue.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Revolutionary War Musicians; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 49
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 27 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter hosts Michael F. Dwyer who offers a program on Franco-Canadian immigrants to the Rutland area. After a brief discussion of the change from French names to English names, Michael relates the periods and causes for Franco-Canadian immigration to Rutland. Anyone doing family research in French-Canadian families will find this program of immense aid.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Franco-American Immigration; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 93
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 11 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts a video program developed and narrated by Angela Hinchey of the Society on the art and life of the Sioux Indians of the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota at the end of the 19th Century and the beginning of the 20th Century. The Society's Ella Bean Livingston Collection of Native American materials provided most of the elements for this program. Angela has been working on an educational kit on the Livingston Collection for loan to the schools and this video will be one ...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Ella Bean Livingston; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 46
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 88 - Rutland Historical Society
Dr. Richard Brown of the Rutland Herald presents the photographs of Aldo Merusi. Aldo Merusi was the chief Rutland Herald photographer for thirty years. His widow left a large collection of the negatives of his photos to the Rutland Herald. Dr. Brown has been placed in charge of the project to scan the negatives to provide viewable prints and to attempt identification of the people, places and events in the photos...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Merusi Photographs; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 235
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 17 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson presents a program on the tour of the Mediterranean and the Near East taken by Egbert C. Tuttle and Dr. John A. Mead, both of Rutland, in the spring of 1903. The program features selected items from E. C. Tuttle's three scrapbooks of the tour. The two-month trip included stops at the Madeira Islands, Gibraltar and Spain, Algiers, Malta, Athens, Constantinople, Smyrna, Beirut, Palestine and the Holy Land, Egypt, Naples, Rome, Monte Carlo, and Nice and Paris, France.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; 1903 Mediterranean Tour; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 87
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 54 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson interviews Roger Bailey, coordinator of Vermont History Expo 2004's co-operative Mining and Quarrying Exhibit. Over 20 local societies have agreed to focus their exhibits this year on the extractive industry in their town or city. This aspect of Vermont's history as a mining state certainly challenges the stereotypical view of Vermont. The program also includes a five minute video clip from the 2003 Vermont History Expo and a brief overview of other events to be seen at the 2004 Ver...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Miners; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 227
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 21 - Rutland Historical Society
Michael Dwyer, Chairman of the Board of Directors, is the guest on a program about genealogy and family history research. Michael, a high school history teacher and a genealogist, uses a nearly 20 year search that he made for the roots of Nora Higgins Tree as a case study of the problems and difficulties to be found in family history research. He makes particular note of the technological advances in the computer world that greatly reduce the time involved in research and greatly increase the ef...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Genealogical Research; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 91
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 5 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson narrates a video that was created from a single glass plate panorama of Rutland that was taken from the tower of the Congregational Church in 1890. The first half of the program prepares the viewer for the tour by a study of the 1890 maps of the Rutland stores and businesses. Hosted by Tom Carpenter.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Glass Plates 1890 Maps of Rutland; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 93
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 14 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts a program with Marissa Johnson, a senior history major from Castleton State College, as his guest. Marissa volunteered at the Society during the Spring Term to gain some hands-on experience in a local historical society. The Society provided experiences with archives, library materials, artifacts, exhibits, publications and hosting. Marissa shares her experiences that are illustrated by a series of still photos...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Volunteering at the Society; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 26
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 13 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter hosts George Bates of the Loyalty Day Parade Committee in a discussion of the history of the Loyalty Day Parade. The program includes still photos of Rutland parades from the Civil War era into the 20th Century. Rutland has always loved a parade and has always been a great parade city. The program also includes a series of wonderful video clips from Loyalty Day parades of the 1990's.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; History of the Loyalty Day Parade; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 49
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 19 - Rutland Historical Society
The Ad Hoc TV Committee edited and shortened an 1994 videotape which documented the selecting, cutting and transporting of the 1994 National Christmas Tree from Vermont to Washington, D.C. The Green Mountain Bulldawg Chapter of the Antique Truck Club of America was prominently involved in the moving of the tree. The program is introduced by Tom Carpenter. Thanks to the original video, the program is replete with seasonal music and makes a very timely piece...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; National Christmas Tree from Vermont; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 82
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 12 - Rutland Historical Society
Dot Whitford hosts Carole Curry in a fascinating program on "The Restoration of Antique Wedding Gowns" and the reuse of other antique fabrics. Mrs. Curry is a professional restorer of antique clothing and offers numerous ideas on the reuse of pieces of antique fabric. Young and old, men and women, will be delighted with the great ideas shared by Mrs. Curry.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Antique Wedding Gowns/Fabrics; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 90
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 30 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts Michael Seward, local antique appraiser, and Dorothy Whitford, who loaned a number of pre-WWII toys to the Society, in a program devoted to a discussion of some samples from the December-January exhibit at the Society entitled "Traces of Holidays Past". Michael provides an in-depth historical view of the objects selected while Dorothy adds a number of personal notes regarding the toys.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Traces of Holidays Past; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 26
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 25 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts Society President Helen Davidson and Vice-President Dorothy Whitford in a discussion of the volunteer needs and opportunities at the Rutland Historical Society. Success in Society operations is generating more interaction with the public. This increase in activities requires more volunteers to meet present and future needs. This program, which appeals for additional volunteer help, details the needs of specific Society activities.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Volunteer Needs at the Society; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 79
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 33 - Rutland Historical Society
Michael F. Dwyer makes a presentation on "Polish Immigration To the Rutland Area". The program includes an historical and geographical background to the late 19th Century Polish immigration to Rutland. A significant portion of the program is devoted to what happened to Polish names. It also presents an extended discussion of how to use the Ellis Island web site to search for family members of Polish ancestry...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Polish Immigration to the Rutland Area; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 55
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 22 - Rutland Historical Society
Patricia Wiley, Museum Educator and Coordinator of the Annual Meeting of the League of Local Historical Societies, was the guest of "Historically Speaking" in April. The program discusses the program of the League meeting on 5 May 2001 that was held in Rutland and hosted by the Rutland Historical Society. Jim Davidson of the Society and local arrangements coordinator was host. The program highlighted the various offerings of the program that was held at the Grace Congregational United Church of ...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; League of Local Historical Societies; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 22
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 26 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts Dorothy Whitford of the Society and her guest, Sherwin Williams of Rutland Town. Sherwin provides an overview of growing up on a Rutland Town farm. In addition he shares locations of neighboring farms and discusses the changes in farming during the 20th Century. This program provides a wonderful, though brief, story of life at the Williams Farmstead on Route # 7 in Rutland Town.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Growing Up on a Rutland Town Farm; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 17
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 29 - Rutland Historical Society
Dorothy Whitford hosts Donald Wickman who presents an illustrated history of the American Revolutionary activities at Mt. Independence during 1776-1777. The program includes colored views of the site's features today and a number of historic colored images of the officers, men and places involved in the events of 1776-1777.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Activities at Mt. Independence 1776-77; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 24
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 34 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts Helen Davidson, President of the Rutland Historical Society, in a program reviewing Society activities and describing opportunities for volunteers to become active in the Society. The Society's image as an important participant in community activities has grown and with this growth has come a need for additional volunteers.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Activities and volunteer opportunities; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 18
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 36 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter hosts a program on the 225th Anniversary of the Battle of Hubbardton. His guests include: Grace Calvin, President of the Hubbardton Historical Society, George Davis. Chairperson of the Hubbardton Selectboard and Jim Dassatti, Executive Director of the Living History Association. The program reviews the plans for activities on Saturday and Sunday, 6 and 7 July at Hubbardton Battlefield.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; 225th Anniversary Battle of Hubbardton; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 66
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 6 - Rutland Historical Society
Morris Tucker narrates a series of still photos that sample the items and activities that can be found at the Farm Museum at the Vermont State Fair in Rutland. Hosted by Dorothy Whitford.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Farm Museum at the Rutland Fair; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 245
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 62 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts Tony Romeo, Sons of Union Veterans, Ripley Camp # 4, and Mary Ann Goulette, executive director of the Downtown Rutland Partnership in a program about Rutland History Days, 30 April and 1 May 2005. History Days is an attempt to develop an activity on Saturday to accompany the annual Loyalty Day Parade on Sunday. It focuses on Living History military encampments and programs. It is a free program sponsored by the Rutland Parks and Recreation Department, the Sons of Union Veteran...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Rutland History Days 2005; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 254
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 47 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter hosts Michael F. Dwyer in a program discussing health in Rutland one hundred years ago in 1903. The program covers the prevalent diseases and illnesses of the day and the treatments of that period. Death accompanied many conditions that would be considered minor today. Public health was just beginning to be overseen by a public health officer. Much of the material for the program came from the city records for deaths in Rutland in 1903 and the city report of the public health offic...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Health in Rutland 1903; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 62
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 63 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts Michael F. Dwyer in a program on âThe Family Photo Album As Social Historyâ. The program focuses on the period from pre-World War I through the 1920s. It shows the viewer how to extract social history from a variety of photographs that are typically found in the family scrapbook or photograph album.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Family Photo Album As Social History; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 31
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 50 - Rutland Historical Society
Michael Dwyer hosts WorId War II and Korean War veteran Frank Fressie in "Remembering Korea". Fifty years after the armistice which ended the Korean War, Mr. Fressie shares his reflections about serving in this conflict and how it impacted his life. He also shares his thoughts on this war's larger place in history between World War II and Vietnam. Viewers will find Fressie's testimony moving.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; World War II and Remembering Korea; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 51
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 64 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts Anna Whooley in a discussion about her new dramatic show, âThe North and South: A Woman's Perspective which will have its first presentation at the 2005 Vermont History Expo. The program shows Anna in the costume of one of the two characters that she will portray. The discussion revolves around her choice of subject, research problems and a behind the scenes look at how the script and program are put together...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; The North and South: A Woman's Perspective; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 21
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 16 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter hosts Dennis Charles, Civil War presenter, in a program in which Dennis models and describes the clothing, shoes and equipment used by the Civil War soldier. The program notes the changes and variations in these items throughout the Civil War.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Civil War Uniforms and Clothing; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 41
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 32 - Rutland Historical Society
Luther Brown of the Multiracial Alliance of the Rutland Area (MARA) talks about the history and purpose of MARA. Jim Davidson of the Rutland Historical Society describes the "Black Presence In Rutland in the Late 18th and Early 19th Century Up To the End of the Civil War". Rutland had a number of black persons of significant achievement. Persons of color also comprised over one percent of the Rutland population by 1860...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; MARA Multiracial Alliance of the Rutland Area; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 335
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 87 - Rutland Historical Society
Michael Dwyer presents an excellent view of Vermont rural life on the eve of U.S. entry into World War II. In 1941 the Farm Security Administration sent photographer Jack Delano to Rutland to photograph the Rutland Fair. This assignment was intended to photographically document rural life in Vermont. Additional photos by Delano can be found on the web site of the Library of Congress. Jim Davidson hosts the program.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Vermont State Fair 1941; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 29
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 7 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts this program that features photos from the photo album of David H. Sawyer of Rutland who took most the photos around 1898. The photos show buildings and streetscapes of 100 years ago in Rutland. Clothing and everyday and seasonal activities are also illustrated. Jim provides a narration of identification where possible and a narrative commentary on life of that time.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Photo Album of Rutland 1898; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 107
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 84 - Rutland Historical Society
Michael F. Dwyer presents a program entitled "Remembering the Flood of 1947". June of 1947 is the 60th anniversary of one of Rutland's most disastrous floods. Michael offers a pictorial review of the causes, the damage and the recovery efforts that highlighted life in Rutland in June 1947. Jim Davidson hosts the program.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Remembering the Flood of 1947; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 27
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 37 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter hosts Michael F. Dwyer in a presentation on the Italian Immigration to Rutland in the early 20th Century. Michael discusses the problems in finding ancestors names in the Ellis Island records, which are now accessible online, and offers solutions to the problems. He also talks about the two major locations in Italy and Sicily from whence most of Rutland's Italian immigrants came. This program has been very popular.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Italian Immigration to Rutland; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 54
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 35 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts Gainor Davis, Director of the Vermont Historical Society, in a discussion of the Vermont Historical Society's new center in Barre in the old Spaulding Graded School. The program also discusses the 2002 Vermont History Expo at Tunbridge, Vermont, on Saturday and Sunday, 22 and 23 June.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Vermont Historical Society's New Center; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 29
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 28 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson hosts a conversation about history in Vermont with Gainor Davis, Director of the Vermont Historical Society. The conversation ranges from the nature of history to its proper role in the schools. The importance of state and local history and the societies that preserve, interpret and disseminate that history is discussed
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Importance of State and Local History; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 33
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 41 - Rutland Historical Society
Jim Davidson of the Society presents a video program on the Flood of 1927 which is devoted to pictures of the flood's destruction in the Rutland and Proctor areas. Jim provides a narration which identifies the various pictures and ties them into the story of the flood in the Rutland area. This was the 75 th Anniversary of one of Vermont's greatest natural disasters.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; The Flood of 1927; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 261
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 9 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter presents an illustrated program on Banks, Banking and Money that is a video adaptation of a program that he presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Society. The program provides a copiously illustrated discussion of early Vermont coinage and paper money. It also traces the history of Rutland banks, including photos of most of them. Hosted by Jim Davidson
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Banks, Banking and Money; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 97
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 18 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter presents an overview of the types of coins, stamps, and paper money that were used by the North and South prior to, during, and just after the Civil War. The coins shown include the half cent, various one, two, three, five, ten, twenty, twenty-five, and fifty cent pieces as well as dollar coins and various gold pieces. The Confederate one cent and fifty cent pieces complete the coins section...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Civil War Era Coins, Stamps, Paper; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 49
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 48 - Rutland Historical Society
"The Health of the City" continues with a second program that focuses on the impact of the influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 on the City of Rutland. In October of 1918, perhaps the single most deadly month in America's history, there were over 700 cases of influenza in Rutland. This program highlights the stories of families who were impacted by this health crisis.
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Influenza Epidemic of 1918 Rutland City; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 31
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 43 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter hosts Michael F. Dwyer in a program on "Jewish Immigration To Rutland". The program describes the background of Jewish immigration to the Rutland area from Eastern Europe. It includes some brief commentary on individual families that came to West Rutland and Rutland in the early 20th Century. Mr. Dwyer again directs the viewer on how to find such ancestors on the Ellis Island web site...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Jewish Immigration to Rutland; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 57
[movies]Historically Speaking Episode 45 - Rutland Historical Society
Tom Carpenter hosts Jim Davidson in a program regarding the purported horse race from Galveston, Texas, to Rutland, Vermont, in the fall of 1886. Frank Hopkins claims to have won this race but there was absolutely not one piece of evidence that the race ever happened. But the hoax didn't stop there. Frank claimed to have been hired by Buffalo Bill for his wild west show which also seems to be totally untrue...
Keywords: Rutland Historical Society; Historically Speaking; Horse Race to Rutland; Rutland, Vermont
Downloads: 49
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